Back in charge: the yearly report

Exactly one year ago, on September 1st, 2013, I decided to start training on a regular basis. I posted a couple of intermediary reports since then, one after 3 months and another one as I made an attempt at adding running to my routine. 

Let’s be clear: the running thing was a failure, I am still too heavy for that and it hurts too much, plus it’s really too intensive to do on a regular basis, and most important, I don’t enjoy it at all, making it very hard to put the extra effort in.

I couldn’t just drop it though, so I replaced that with bike rides, every Tuesday, Thursday, and Sunday when the weather permits it, and that I have really been enjoying a lot!

My weight hasn’t moved that much since the last report, but that’s perfectly ok, as I am happy of the overall pace, and am also building some lean mass in the process.

Here’s my year of training by the numbers:

  • I went to the gym 150 times, out on the bike 31 times, and 6 times for a 5k run, for a total of 187 sessions.
  • My weight is now 118kg, down from 135kg, my target being 99kg one year from now.
  • Body fat percentage is now 24%, down from 42% when I started.

A photo is worth a thousands words, so, what’s the value of an animated GIF?

2013-2014

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I don’t even remember how many times I started a new photo blog with the idea of posting every day… Not sure if this one will be any more successful than the previous ones, but hey, why not, at least I like the address: http://paolo.today

Getting ready for the final

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Summer is early this year

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Paolo:

After the last few posts on the subject, here’s the presentation I gave at WordCamp Switzerland 2014 about leading a distributed team.

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